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    August 12

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Idris Elba has coronavirus

16 March 2020

British actor Idris Elba said on Monday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Read More


Frozen 2 to be released via streaming

15 March 2020

Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would make the sequel to hit animated movie Frozen available on its streaming platform Disney+ three months ahead of schedule in the United States, as media companies respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Read More


Final royal event for Harry and Meghan

10 March 2020

LONDON – Britain’s top royals came together on Monday at Westminster Abbey in their last public family gathering before Prince Harry and his wife Meghan set off on a new career path devoid of official duties. Read More


Affleck finds the way back

08 March 2020

Ben Affleck’s new movie The Way Back finds the actor playing a role he knows only too well – an alcoholic who goes through family strife and divorce before finding renewed hope in life. Read More


Release of Bond film postponed

05 March 2020

LONDON – The global release of the new James Bond film No Time to Die was postponed on Wednesday by seven months amid the coronavirus disruption that has closed movie theatres in China and caused widespread headaches for other Hollywood productions. Read More


Weinstein under guard in Bellevue

01 March 2020

NEW YORK – Harvey Weinstein is sitting under guard in a cinderblock room at a New York City hospital days after his conviction for sexual assault and rape, and at times “can go stir crazy just staring at the emptines”, according to a spokesman. Read More


Prince Harry meets Bon Jovi

28 February 2020

Rock royalty met the Royal Family when the Duke of Sussex got behind a microphone with Jon Bon Jovi. They met at Abbey Road Studios, where the US rocker is re-recording his song Unbroken with the Invictus Games Choir. Read More


PM’s statement on passing of Smokey Burke

27 February 2020

Once again, Barbados has lost an icon of the performing arts; a true son of the soil who epitomised excellence; a social commentator who would not be silenced by anything but the call of his Maker. Read More


King mourns passing of Smokey

26 February 2020

Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, joined hundreds of Barbadians mourning the passing of local entertainer, William “Smokey” Burke. Read More


Rihanna ‘Tell your friends to pull up’

23 February 2020

Rihanna accepted the President’s Award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. Read More


Pacino is a Nazi hunter in new Amazon series

21 February 2020

LONDON – In a screen career spanning more than five decades, it has taken Al Pacino until now to act in a television series. Read More


Phoenix, Zellweger win Oscars

11 February 2020

LOS ANGELES – Joaquin Phoenix won his first Oscar on Sunday for his terrifying performance as an isolated loner who becomes one of the world’s best known comic book villains in “Joker,” and invoked his late brother River Phoenix in one of the most emotional acceptance... Read More


Sir Hilary hails ‘abeng man’ Kamau

06 February 2020

We came to know and love Kamau Brathwaite as the keeper of the ‘abeng’, the African inspired use of the conch shell to spread manifesto messages among mountain maroons and their fellow forest freedom fighters. Read More


Kirk Douglas dies

05 February 2020

Kirk Douglas, the legendary lead actor in Spartacus and Gunfight at the OK Corral, is dead. Read More


PM: Kamau was a wizard with words

05 February 2020

Kamau Brathwaite was easily one of the titans of post-colonial literature and the Arts. Read More


Leadpipe in Soca Monarch finals

03 February 2020

Bajan soca artiste Leadpipe is hoping Sometime can be something in the International Soca Monarch competition. Read More


Joseph to be screened in Africa and America

22 January 2020

Joseph, the movie produced by Barbadian film makers Step By Step Productions (SBS), is opening in 43 cinemas across West Africa this week. Read More


Commemorative coin for Queen

21 January 2020

LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen. Read More


Bad Boys for Life makes better than expected Box Office debut

20 January 2020

LOS ANGELES - Universal’s Dolittle and 1917 found out what Bad Boys will do when they come for you at the box office. Read More


Weinstein wants case heard outside of Manhattan

16 January 2020

NEW YORK – Former film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to delay his rape trial and move it out of Manhattan, the day before the final phase of jury selection is scheduled to begin. Read More


Flourgon ‘run things’ in lawsuit against Miley Cyrus

06 January 2020

NEW YORK – Miley Cyrus has settled a $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit by a Jamaican songwriter who accused the pop star of stealing her 2013 smash “We Can’t Stop” from a similar song he recorded a quarter century earlier. Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?